BOYS’ BASKETBALL NOTEbook

Wareham’s Taylor Carlson is driven to succeed

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Taylor Carlson’s love for basketball, always fierce, only grew stronger when tragedy struck early in his high school career.

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | BRAINTREE 73, CATHEDRAL 68 (OT)

Braintree finds a star in the lineup

Braintree’s Lily Adams scored 21 points in a 73-68 overtime victory over Cathedral in the Division 1 final of the Comcast Classic at Woburn High School Monday.

MONDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Monday’s school roundup: Jarnel Snow-Guzman is Mr. Clutch for Lynn English

Snow-Guzman hit a stepback 3-pointer with 15 seconds left as Lynn English topped Brookline.

Buddy Ferreira Classic boys’ hockey tournament

BC High and Hingham to square off in Buddy Ferreira Classic finals

Austin Prep goalie Robbie Farrell made 45 saves but BC High prevailed in the semis; Jacob Clark scored all three goals in Hingham’s win over Duxbury.

MIAA BOYS’ SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/18/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/prepban%20nner.jpeg St. John’s Prep, Wayland boys’ rule the pool in D1, D2 state meets

Depth fueled Eagles’ fourth consecutive D1 title; Warriors dominated in a runaway D2 victory for their third straight title.

MIAA DIVISION 4 TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Weston boys, North Reading girls claim Div. 4 track titles

Weston clinched boys’ title with second-place effort in 4 x 400 (3:29.20); After tying Pentucket last year, North Reading girls win D4 title outright.

SUNDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Sophomores shine for Tech Boston, Belmont boys’ basketball at Comcast Classic

TechBoston’s Alan Nunez (17 points, 4 assists, 4 steals) and Belmont’s Tim Minicozzi (21 points) stood out.

MIAA WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/16/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/17schwrestle_06.jpg Central Catholic’s Mando Binet turns tragedy into emotional Div. 2 triumph

After death of his friend three years ago, Binet fulfilled a promise to “win a state title for him” with his victory in the 195-pound final.

The Wayland girls’ swim team jumped into the pool to celebrate its Division 2 championship at Boston University.

MIAA GIRLS’ SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Wayland holds off Duxbury to capture Division 2 crown

Westford Academy made it four straight Division 1 titles, sweeping the relays to blow past the competition at BU.

MIAA DIVISION 3 INDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIP

Walpole boys, Hingham girls capture state titles

The Rebels ended a championship drought dating back to 1988 while the Harborwomen won their first crown since 2013.

SATURDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Duxbury’s Zach Stewart nets winning goal vs. Archbishop Williams boys’ hockey

Stewart’s deflection of Jon Campbell’s shot on net led No. 7 Dragons (18-2) to 2-0 decision in Buddy Ferreira Classic in Falmouth.

TEAM OF THE WEEK

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/16/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/SebsHuddle-001.jpg St. Sebastian’s hockey team has eyes on the prize

The Arrows believe they have the talent and determination to end the school’s 16-year championship drought.

HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMING

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/12/05/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/jeffjohnson.jpg Longtime Acton-Boxborough swimming coach Jeff Johnson dies at 74

Johnson amassed more than 500 wins between the two programs.

MIAA DIVISION 2 INDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIP

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/16/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/021519_Track_0023-001.jpg Wellesley boys and girls run to the top

Both teams won the Division 2 state title and for the girls, it was their third straight.

HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING NOTES

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/15/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/davismil1spts.jpg Milton wrestlers surprise opponents with depth

Even without a team champion, the Wildcats claimed the Division 2 Metro sectional title.

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | wellesley 57, NATICK 52

Annie Ward propels Wellesley past Natick

The senior forward collected a 3-pointer and two free throws in the final seconds to clinch the victory in overtime.

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | WAREHAM 69, OLD ROCHESTER 66

Destine Haywood pushes Wareham past Old Rochester

Off the bench, he provided crucial points with consecutive 3-pointers.

FRIDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Central Catholic turns back Lowell

Four players scored in double figures as the Raiders won the Merrimack Valley Conference Large.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/14/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/d55ae9ad3ba44178bc9425a208f51cae-d55ae9ad3ba44178bc9425a208f51cae-0.jpg Is instant replay coming to high school football postseason games in Massachusetts?

The NFHS, whose rules have been adopted by the MIAA, recommended replay for playoffs only.

2-14-19 Boston, MA: Grace Poku of Framingham High School (right) heads for the finish line as she wins a heat in the girl's 55 meter dash, with Jordan Lamarre (left) of Lowell High School finishing second. The Division One High School State Track and Field Finals were held at the Reggie Lewis Center. (Jim Davis /Globe Staff)

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MIAA D1 INDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIP

Andover girls are D1 track champs, and they have the shirts to back it up

The Andover coach had T-shirts made up before the meet, and his prophecy came true.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ HOCKEY

EMass. boys’ hockey: Cohasset’s Matt Lund headlines Players of the Week

The senior captain scored all six goals in the Skippers’ 6-4 win over Rockland, increasing his season point total to 42.

THURSDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

New Mission boys’ basketball outlasts Burke in OT

Juan Salas (team-high 22 points) helped New Mission (15-3) advance to Boston City League semifinals with thrilling 71-69 win over host Burke.

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | HANOVER 71, SCITUATE 61

Hanover holds off late surge by Scituate’s Jack Poirier

The Indians (17-5) withstood Poirier’s game-high 22 points, giving hin 1,000 for his career, to grab a share of Patriot League Fisher Division.

HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASTICS

Algonquin’s Lizzy Debroczy claims all-around glory

The freshman posted her score early, then watched Masco’s Katelyn Aylwyn come up just shy of swiping the title.

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL | HOCKEY

On court and ice, vacation week stacked with high school tourneys

Boston City League championships, Comcast Tourney, and Buddy Ferreira Classic highlight a busy schedule.

Woburn celebrates after defeating Tewksbury/Methuen in Division 1 MIAA hockey finals at TD Garden. Sunday, March 18, 2018. Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe.

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HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

Here are the key dates for high school winter season championships

The divisional indoor track & field meets kick off Wednesday, with basketball, hockey, and more to follow.

Boston, MA: 3/18/2018: BC High players celebrate with their trophy after beating Pope Francis 2-1 in overtime. Pope Francis met Boston College High School in the Division 1A Super Eight boy's ice hockey state championship at the TD Garden. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ HOCKEY NOTES

Venerable Buddy Ferreira Classic to unveil exciting new format

The 22nd annual vacation-week tournament in Falmouth between the top four public and Catholic schools will introduce power seeding.

BOYS’ HOCKEY | BC HIGH 6, ST. MARY’S 2

BC High revs up attack, skates past St. Mary’s

Top-ranked Eagles broke the game open against No. 8 Spartans with 3 goals in three minutes in second period.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

EMass girls’ basketball: Westford Academy’s Brooke Pillsbury headlines Players of the Week

The senior shooting guard combined to score 40 points in back-to-back wins over Cambridge and Shepherd Hill.

GIRLS’ HOCKEY | ARLINGTON 2, WINCHESTER 0

Arlington girls’ hockey continues Middlesex League surge

Sophomores Fiona Johnson-MacDonald and Makayla Doherty netted goals for No. 11 Spy Ponders (12-2-3) in win over Winchester.

Canton-02/13/2019- Hanover vs Canton boys hockey -Canton's Ryan Nolte celebrate Canton's goal scored by Timmy Kelleher in the 1st period. Photo for the Boston Globe by Debee Tlumacki (sports)

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WEDNESDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Unbeaten Canton boys’ hockey makes a strong case for a Super 8 berth

The 10th-ranked Bulldogs (18-0) added to their postseason résumé with an impressive 4-3 victory over No. 14 Hanover.

MIAA D5 INDOOR TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIP

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/14/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/klima_14schd5track_20190213_002.jpg Seekonk boys’ indoor track team turns it around to win MIAA Division 5 title

Seekonk finished 23rd last year, but Henry Jordan and Andrew Cabral helped lead the team to a title.

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HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL NOTES

At Waltham, Lauren Sampson ‘sets the bar so high’ as a team leader

Providence College-bound senior forward has embraced her leadership role by averaging 23 points and 9.1 rebounds.

Marblehead's Cate Delaney can't sneak this shot by St. Mary's goalie Lauren Vaccaro in matchup at the Willam Connery MDC Rink in Lynn. Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ HOCKEY NOTES

Goaltenders count on focus and confidence

For Lauren Vaccaro of St. Mary’s, keeping a strict routine is crucial to her preparation.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/12/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/pelkey.jpg Jameson Pelkey’s journey at St. John’s Prep — intern to AD

Twelve years after stepping on the Danvers campus as an Endicott senior, he will replace the retiring Jim O’Leary as athletic director.

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ HOCKEY

EMass. girls’ hockey: Lincoln-Sudbury’s Sophie Ensley headlines Players of the Week

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL NOTEBOOK

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/12/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/1poirier.jpg Scituate’s Matt and Jack Poirier manage to leave game on the court

Matt Poirier has navigated the tricky road to a successful coach-son relationship with Jack, who is averaging 21.4 points per game as a senior.

Cathedral's Amani Boston drives to the basket against St. Mary's defense. Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe.

MONDAY’S SCHOOL ROUNDUP

Mackenzie Daleba comes through as Cathedral girls beat St. Mary’s

Junior forward shook off a sprained knee suffered last Tuesday to lead all scorers with 16 points as the No. 2 Panthers moved to 17-0.

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL

EMass boys’ basketball: Newton North’s Tom Andreae headlines Players of the Week

The junior guard was a catalyst for the Tigers in wins over Weymouth, Wellesley, and Mansfield.